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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Monday is mine and my fiance's 3 year anniversary (do most people even celebrate or acknowledge anniversaries if they are not married)! The past three years have been a mixture of ups and downs...tremendous highs and horrible lows...but as I look back on our journey I realize that I wouldn't trade any of it for all the money in the world. Since I'm doing a little reminiscing I thought that I would share with you the story of how we came to be!

In high school (Freshman year to be exact) I met my future husband Jamie. We dated, if you wanna call talking on the phone for hours, holding hands during a movie, and meeting up at the Skating rink dating, for a couple of months in 9th grade. I'm not sure how or why but I always knew that he would be "the one".

High school came and went and we lost touch. Jamie ended up married to a former friend of mine and I ended up married to a Bible thumping, Christian 10 years my senior. Our paths occasionally crossed and I would be a liar if I said that I didn't wonder "what if?" in those moments. Three years ago I was on Classmates.com and noticed that he had an account as well so I sent him a message asking how he was...that was the beginning of the end of my marriage and the start of something completely unexpected and wonderful! I left my husband soon after that and Jamie and I started dating, he eventually moved in with me and my two girls and a little over a year later we welcomed our first child into our home.

3 years and 2 babies later we're still going strong. I would be a liar if I said we didn't have our moments or that their weren't times when I want to strangle him but he means the world to me! I know every morning when I wake up that he is "the one" and that even though the way we came to be was a little controversial and maybe not the best way to go about it was right!

I love you baby for now until forever, more than the sky, and with every ounce of my heart! Happy Anniversary!

When we first got together (look how skinny I was...guess after 2 more babies there was just no hope...lol)

Mommy, Gaige, and Daddy


Daddy, Mommy, and Kinley

Me and my baby playing in the snow!

In Gatlinburg March 2009.

July 4th 2009

9 comments :

  1. Well, Congratulations!! I hope you guys have many more!

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  2. Happy Anniversary. You look great..

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  3. Aww what a wonderful post Alison. You two look great together.
    Happy Anniversary
    xo

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  4. Awww Happy Anniversary to you both. Love the photos!

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  5. Hey sweet thing! Happy Anniversary, Rick and I celebrate our 6th next Sunday!

    You look gorgeous my dear, you've had 4 kids, I've only had 2 and my dear as you see I don't post anything but face shots! LOL I could only wish!

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  6. awww what sweet pictures thanks for sharing Happy Anniversary and many more to come

    come by for a laugh I heart comments too http://nightowlmama.blogspot.com/2009/07/funniest-five-momfinitions.html

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  7. Thanks for sharing this with us, and happy anniversary!

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  8. Have a happy... and many, many more... Enjoy the love!!

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